As well as being compared against other travel zooms and digicams, the Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200) is also often compared to boutiques, pro digicams, mirrorless, super zooms and compacts. The Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)'s top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) and the Lumix DC-LX100 II) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V and the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200) compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,240k dots vs 1,040k dots), takes slightly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP), significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO), has a slightly larger sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm) and has a slightly longer battery life (370 shots vs 300 shots).

However, on average it doesn't shoot as fast continuously (10 fps vs 24 fps), doesn't have a screen which flips out, users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection), has slightly fewer focus points (49 vs 315) and is less popular.

Leica C-Lux

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4 months newer
$999 - $1,050

Significant advantages of the C-Lux (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

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Significant disadvantages of the C-Lux (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • None found

common strengths of the C-Lux and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • High resolution screens: 1,240k dots vs 1,240k dots
  • Extremely good maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)
2 years older

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Shoots much faster: 50 fps vs 10 fps
  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.3

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 300 shots vs 370 shots

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Extremely good maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP
  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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5 months newer
$338 - $399

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 922k dots vs 1,240k dots
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the PowerShot SX740 HS and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

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6 months newer
$448

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,240k dots
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP
  • Much smaller sensor: 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90)

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10 months older

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 6,400 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP
  • Much smaller sensor: 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm

common strengths of the Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Great battery life: 380 shots vs 370 shots

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

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3 months newer
$1,198

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.3
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Shoots much faster: 24 fps vs 10 fps

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Much shorter battery life: 240 shots vs 370 shots
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Significantly shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • High resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,240k dots
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP
  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200) compared to other digicam competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 35 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.5"), has a much higher resolution screen (1,240k dots vs 207k dots), takes much higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP) and much higher maximum light sensitivity (25,600 ISO vs 1,600 ISO).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.3 vs f/2.8), doesn't have a screen which flips out, much smaller viewfinder (0.19x vs 0.43x) and doesn't support an external flash.

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7 (Lumix DC-FT7)

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Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-TS7 (Lumix DC-FT7) (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.43x vs 0.19x
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-TS7 (Lumix DC-FT7) (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 6,400 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the Lumix DC-TS7 (Lumix DC-FT7) and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Canon PowerShot G7

Canon PowerShot G7
11 years older
$553

Significant advantages of the G7 (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.3
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the G7 (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much lower resolution screen: 207k dots vs 1,240k dots
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the G7 and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200) compared to boutique competitors include: it has way more more zoom (15x vs 3x), has a touch screen, has a slightly longer battery life (370 shots vs 300 shots), is newer (february 2018 vs january 2017) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.3 vs f/2), has a marginally smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm), slightly smaller viewfinder (0.19x vs 0.67x), users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection) and doesn't support an external flash.

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

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6 months newer
$898

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-LX100 II (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.7 vs f/3.3
  • Supports an external flash
  • Much longer exposures: 1800 seconds vs 60 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-LX100 II (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Much less zoom: 3.1x vs 15x
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the Lumix DC-LX100 II and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Great zoom: 3.1x vs 15x
  • Fairly small: Standard size (115×66×64 mm) vs Mid size (111×66×45 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Ricoh GR II

Ricoh GR II
2 years older
$497 - $547

Significant advantages of the GR II (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Supports an external flash
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the GR II (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • No touch screen
  • Shoots significantly slower: 4 fps vs 10 fps

common strengths of the GR II and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Fairly small: Mid size (117×63×35 mm) vs Mid size (111×66×45 mm)
  • Light weight: 251 g vs 340 g
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.8"

Leica D-Lux 7

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9 months newer
$1,195

Significant advantages of the D-Lux 7 (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.7 vs f/3.3
  • Supports an external flash
  • Much longer exposures: 1800 seconds vs 60 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the D-Lux 7 (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Much less zoom: 3.1x vs 15x
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the D-Lux 7 and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Great zoom: 3.1x vs 15x
  • Fairly small: Standard size (118×66×64 mm) vs Mid size (111×66×45 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Fujifilm X100F

Fujifilm X100F
1 year older
$1,050 - $1,299

Significant advantages of the X100F (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Much wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.3
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the X100F (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • No touch screen

common strengths of the X100F and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Fairly small: Standard size (127×75×52 mm) vs Mid size (111×66×45 mm)
  • Great battery life: 390 shots vs 370 shots
  • Thin: 2" vs 1.8"

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III

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4 months older
$1,099

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G1 X Mark III (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G1 X Mark III (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Much less zoom: 3x vs 15x
  • Much shorter battery life: 200 shots vs 370 shots

common strengths of the PowerShot G1 X Mark III and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Fairly small: Standard size (115×78×51 mm) vs Mid size (111×66×45 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Light weight: 399 g vs 340 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
3 years older
$538 - $598

Significant advantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.7 vs f/3.3
  • Significantly larger viewfinder: 0.67x vs 0.19x
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Much less zoom: 3.1x vs 15x
  • No touch screen
  • Shorter battery life: 300 shots vs 370 shots

common strengths of the DMC-LX100 and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Great zoom: 3.1x vs 15x
  • Fairly small: Mid size (115×66×55 mm) vs Mid size (111×66×45 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200) compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a built-in flash, has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,240k dots vs 1,040k dots), significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO), has a touch screen and has a significantly longer battery life (370 shots vs 280 shots).

However, on average it has a much narrower aperture (f/3.3 vs f/2), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (10 fps vs 24 fps), doesn't have a screen which flips out, doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V
1 year older
$998 - $1,010

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.3
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Shoots much faster: 24 fps vs 10 fps

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Much shorter battery life: 220 shots vs 370 shots
  • No touch screen
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • High resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,240k dots

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
3 years older
$510 - $748

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.3
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • No touch screen
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Significantly shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 III and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • High resolution screens: 1,229k dots vs 1,240k dots

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000
7 years older
$496 - $498

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ1000 (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.3
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ1000 (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Significantly larger: Large (137×99×131 mm) vs Mid size (111×66×45 mm)
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,240k dots
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DMC-FZ1000 and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20.9 MP vs 20 MP

Nikon DL18-50

Nikon DL18-50
2 years older

Significant advantages of the DL18-50 (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.3
  • Shoots much faster: 60 fps vs 10 fps
  • Much better wide angle: 18 mm vs 24 mm

Significant disadvantages of the DL18-50 (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • No built-in flash
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 290 shots vs 370 shots

common strengths of the DL18-50 and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Have touch screens
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20.7 MP vs 20 MP

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II
1 year older
$369 - $429

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Much wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.3

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much shorter battery life: 235 shots vs 370 shots
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO

common strengths of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Have touch screens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
2 years older
$650 - $898

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 IV (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.3
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 IV (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • No touch screen
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 280 shots vs 370 shots

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 IV and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • High resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,240k dots

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200) compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,240k dots vs 921k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a touch screen, is newer (february 2018 vs april 2016) and slightly longer exposures (60 seconds vs 30 seconds).

However, on average it much smaller viewfinder (0.19x vs 0.67x), doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a marginally smaller sensor (nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm), lacks and external mic jack and has a built-in lens.

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9

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similar age
$784 (body only)
$798 12-60mm lens

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-GX9 (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.67x vs 0.19x
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-GX9 (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the Lumix DC-GX9 and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • High resolution screens: 1,240k dots vs 1,240k dots
  • Fairly small: Mid size (124×72×47 mm) vs Mid size (111×66×45 mm)
  • Light weight: 407 g vs 340 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80
1 year older
$493 (body only)
$616 14-42mm lens

Significant advantages of the DMC-GX80 (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.67x vs 0.19x
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-GX80 (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Lower resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 1,240k dots

common strengths of the DMC-GX80 and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Fairly small: Mid size (122×71×44 mm) vs Mid size (111×66×45 mm)
  • Thin: 1.7" vs 1.8"
  • Light weight: 426 g vs 340 g

Panasonic Lumix DC-GF10 (GF90)

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Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-GF10 (GF90) (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-GF10 (GF90) (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Lower resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 1,240k dots
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the Lumix DC-GF10 (GF90) and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Fairly small: Compact (107×65×33 mm) vs Mid size (111×66×45 mm)
  • Light weight: 270 g vs 340 g
  • Thin: 1.3" vs 1.8"

Sony NEX 7

Sony NEX-7
6 years older
$737 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the NEX 7 (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the NEX 7 (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • No touch screen
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,240k dots

common strengths of the NEX 7 and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Fairly small: Compact (111×59×38 mm) vs Mid size (111×66×45 mm)
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 1.8"
  • Light weight: 350 g vs 340 g

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300
2 years older

Significant advantages of the Alpha a6300 (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the Alpha a6300 (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • No touch screen
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,240k dots
  • Significantly shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the Alpha a6300 and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×49 mm) vs Mid size (111×66×45 mm)
  • Light weight: 404 g vs 340 g
  • Thin: 1.9" vs 1.8"

Olympus OM-D E-M10 III

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5 months older

Significant advantages of the OM-D E-M10 III (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.59x vs 0.19x
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the OM-D E-M10 III (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Lower resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 1,240k dots

common strengths of the OM-D E-M10 III and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Light weight: 410 g vs 340 g
  • Thin: 2" vs 1.8"
  • Long exposures: 60 seconds vs 60 seconds

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200) compared to super zoom competitors include: it is significantly smaller (mid size (111×66×45 mm) vs large (133×94×145 mm)), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (25,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO), is newer (february 2018 vs july 2015), is thinner (1.8" vs 5.3") and is significantly lighter (340 g vs 915 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.3 vs f/2.4), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (10 fps vs 14 fps), doesn't have a screen which flips out, lacks and external mic jack and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)
1 year older

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000) (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.3
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000) (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Much larger: Large (138×102×135 mm) vs Mid size (111×66×45 mm)
  • Much thicker: 5.3" vs 1.8"
  • Significantly heavier: 915 g vs 340 g

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000) and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Extremely good maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP
  • Have touch screens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV

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5 months older
$1,698

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.4 vs f/3.3
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Much larger: Large (133×94×145 mm) vs Mid size (111×66×45 mm)
  • Much heavier: 1,095 g vs 340 g
  • Much thicker: 5.7" vs 1.8"

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • High resolution screens: 1,440k dots vs 1,240k dots
  • Extremely good maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
2 years older
$382 - $398

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ300 (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.3
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ300 (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Significantly larger: Large (132×92×117 mm) vs Mid size (111×66×45 mm)
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 6,400 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the DMC-FZ300 and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Fairly small: Large (132×92×117 mm) vs Mid size (111×66×45 mm)
  • Have touch screens
  • Great battery life: 380 shots vs 370 shots

Canon PowerShot G3 X

Canon PowerShot G3 X
2 years older
$530 - $849

Significant advantages of the G3 X (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.3
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,620k dots vs 1,240k dots
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the G3 X (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 300 shots vs 370 shots
  • Significantly thicker: 4.1" vs 1.8"
  • Significantly heavier: 733 g vs 340 g

common strengths of the G3 X and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (123×77×105 mm) vs Mid size (111×66×45 mm)
  • High resolution screens: 1,620k dots vs 1,240k dots
  • Extremely good maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 25,600 ISO

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II
2 years older
$1,198

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX10 II (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.3
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX10 II (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Larger: Professional size (129×88×102 mm) vs Mid size (111×66×45 mm)
  • No touch screen
  • Significantly heavier: 813 g vs 340 g

common strengths of the DSC-RX10 II and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Fairly small: Professional size (129×88×102 mm) vs Mid size (111×66×45 mm)
  • High resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,240k dots
  • Extremely good maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 25,600 ISO

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200) compared to compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/3.3 vs f/3.9), has a built-in flash, has a significantly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2") and has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,240k dots vs 920k dots).

However, on average it is much larger (mid size (111×66×45 mm) vs super compact (65×45×35 mm)), is thicker (1.8" vs 1.1") and is much heavier (340 g vs 117 g).

Fujifilm FinePix XP130

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similar age
$130 - $162

Significant advantages of the FinePix XP130 (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Significantly smaller: Compact (110×71×28 mm) vs Mid size (111×66×45 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.1" vs 1.8"
  • Much lighter: 207 g vs 340 g

Significant disadvantages of the FinePix XP130 (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 6,400 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much shorter battery life: 240 shots vs 370 shots

common strengths of the FinePix XP130 and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

GoPro Hero (2018)

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similar age
$259

Significant advantages of the Hero (2018) (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • Much smaller: Super compact (65×45×35 mm) vs Mid size (111×66×45 mm)
  • Much lighter: 117 g vs 340 g
  • Much thinner: 1.4" vs 1.8"

Significant disadvantages of the Hero (2018) (vs the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200))

  • No built-in flash
  • Much smaller screen: 2" vs 3"
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the Hero (2018) and Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

  • Have touch screens